Eric Idle was born on 29th March, 1943, in South Shields city of United Kingdom.

The actor is 6 feet 1 inch tall.

He is the son of Ernest Idle, who was an Air Force officer. His mother’s name was Nora Barron Sanderson, who was a health visitor.

Eric is the ex-husband of Lyn Ashley, who is a famous Australian actress. The couple was married from 1969 to 1975. They together are the parents of Carey Idle.

In 1981, Eric got married to the English actress, Tania Kosevich. The couple gave birth to Lily Idle in 1990.

He is an alumnus of the Pembroke College of Cambridge University, London. He did his majors in English Literature. In 1965, the Cambridge Footlights Club elected him as the President. It was a theater club. Earlier, the club only had male members. Eric changed the rule and women could join the club from thereon. One of the first women members of the club was writer, Germaine Greer.

In 1967, he did his first show on TV called ‘Do Not Adjust Your Set!’ It was aired on the ITV channel from December 1967 to May 1969. It was a comedy show. This show had a major impact on Eric’s life. In 1969, he, along with his two co-stars, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, formed Monty Pythons, a comedy group. They are famously known as The Pythons. They had their own show on BBC named Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Later, Graham Chapman and John Cleese joined the group. The show was a super success. They were offered many movies and were invited on many TV shows after this. The group finally parted ways in 1983.

Eric wrote the script of many shows and TV movies in the post-1970 period. His first script was for the show, No, That’s Me Over Here! in 1967. He only wrote its first episode.

He was also a part of the animated movie, The Transformers: The Movie, in 1986. He was the voice of the character, Wreck Gar.

He also produced many movies and TV serials.

He was part of many video games as well. In 1995, he did the role of Rincewind in the video game ‘Discworld’. He wrote as well as produced the game, Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail.

The Pythons were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BAFTA 2009 in New York City.

Eric Dane English Actor

Eric Dane

Eric Dane was born on 9th November, 1972, in the San Francisco city of California, USA. He is also known by the name Dr. McSteamy. The actor’s height is 6 feet 1 inch. He is the son of Leah Dane, who is a homemaker. His father is an architect. He is married to Rebecca Gayheart, who is a television and film actress, and fashion model. The couple got married on 29th October, 2004. They are the parents of two daughters, Billie Beatrice Dane (six years old) and Georgia Geraldine (five years old). Dane did his schooling from Sequoia High School, Redwood City of California. In 1990, he took admission at the San Mateo High School, San Mateo city, California. He graduated from high school in 1991. He was an exceptional athlete and a Polo player. He did his first stage performance in a school play by Arthur Miller titled All My Sons. Eric started his career in acting from 1993 onwards. His first TV appearance was on ‘Saved by the Bell’. The show was broadcasted on the NBC channel from 1989 to 1993. He did a supporting role, which was unnoticed. He finally played a lead in a show by Paul Attanasio, named Gideon’ Crossing, in 2000. This show was a medical drama series in which Eric played the role of Dr. Wyatt Cooper. The show was well-received and it was with this show that Eric finally came into the limelight. His most memorable performance is in the show Grey’s Anatomy (2006-12), in which he plays the character of Dr. Mark Sloan. The show was by ABC. It was about the lives of a few surgical interns. The show won the Best Cast Award in the Satellite Awards. It also won an award at the Screen Guilds Awards in the category, Best Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Dane debut in movies was in 1999 with the film, The Basket. In this film, he played the character of Tom Enemy. His best known film is X-Men: The Last Stand. The movie released in 2006. It was a superhero adventure film by Brett Ratner. Eric played the role of James Madrox/ Multiple Man, the thief which was hired by the gang named Brotherhood. Dane was appreciated for his performance, even though he just had two scenes in the final cut of the film. In June 2011, the actor went into rehab to sort help for his dependency on prescription drugs.

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Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy is an actor from Canada and is a comedian, producer, director, musician and writer. He is famous for his role of Noah Levenstein in American Pie Series. He is the only actor who has appeared in all the films of American Pie franchise. He has appeared in more than 50 movies out of which seven has grossed to 100 million dollars regarding collection. He was born in Hamilton and was raised as a Jewish. He went to Westdale Secondary School and attended McMaster University. His mother happened to be a housewife, and his father worked at an automobile plant as a foreman. He started his careers with supporting roles with nerdish shades. His humorous style of excessive explanations and the way he acts in sticky situations is what makes people admire him. In most of his movies, he has played supportive roles but in 1968’s ‘Armed and Dangerous’ and 2005’s ‘The Man’, he played the leading role. In 1990’s, he appeared in National Lampoon’s Vacation followed by Club Paradise and Stay Tuned. He played a substantial role in Multiplicity and critically acclaimed Splash. Levy got married to Deborah Divine in 1977. They have two children from this marriage. They have a daughter and a son named Sarah and Daniel. In 2003, he was awarded Grammy award for best song written. He has won Canadian Comedy Award multiple times. On May 3, 2008, the Governor of Canada presented him with Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards(GGPAA), a lifetime achievement award considered Canada’s “most prestigious awards”. In 2011, he was appointed as the member of the Order of Canada for his contributions as a comic actor and his dedication to charitable causes.

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